inexorability


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Synonyms for inexorability

Synonyms for inexorability

mercilessness characterized by an unwillingness to relent or let up

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There is a crushing inexorability conveyed in the turning over from distinct to interchangeable units (the very definition of the commodity); it is the force of entropy, the collapse of all difference into sameness, equilibrium--and it feels like death.
writer or literary person to seem charged with inexorability, even utter
The unvaried cadence of Shakespeare's iambic pentameter here admirably conveys the drumbeat inexorability of time's forward march:
Yet Mengele puzzles over the way that this ritual seems to contravene the inexorability of karma-which is precisely what is so interesting about apotropaic rituals in Tibetan Buddhism.
Death haunts ivkovic's stories--less the event itself than its inexorability and the loss of capacity that accompanies its immanence.
A function in Arabic poetry could be, for instance, "The Lover's Desire," or "The Inexorability of 'Time'"; identical concrete images or descriptions could belong to different functional units depending on the context.
Indeed, in a fascinating discussion, he suggests the inexorability of the positions of both Athanasius, rejecting Arian doctrine about the Created Son, and al-Ash'ari, rejecting Mu'tazila doctrine of the created Qur'an.
A moment later, his father more forcefully announces the inexorability of his authority: "My law is fixed" (143); but that he needs to proclaim this at all is proof of its vulnerability.
Buy Hayden's office issued a statement saying his reference to inexorability applied to Iran's effort to build nuclear weapons, not to military action.
Scepticism and denial are increasingly visible stances on anthropogenic climate change since scientific thought has become more assertive about the inexorability of the process.
92) Rice thus stood before her audience as a symbol of both the inexorability of the struggles of the past and the conflict in the present, and asserted that to disagree with the current war would be to be on the wrong side of history.
In the inexorability of all-out war the majesty and dignity of the law can only be upheld by exercising the POWER OF THE LAW.
It is possible that Aurora's "love" in this passage is akin to compassion and is juxtaposed against the inexorability of eros signaled by the oblique reference to Venus; but it is also possible that in the absence of any other principle, eros will have to make amends for itself, the beauty of eros for its cruelty.
Clifford Williams elaborates: "One feature of our experience of time that A-theorists of time appeal to is the inexorability of the movement of time" (364).
For as soon as I write those words "habitual, compulsive detour," the subject matter of my thoughts also becomes their method: I am compulsively and habitually taken to Freud's Beyond the Pleasure Principle and to Peter Brooks's argument about narrative as the mandatory detour we take from the inexorability of the end, of death, in order to produce through the death drive a "finished" narrative, a story or a thesis that finds completion on its own terms (Brooks).